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Gay Rights

File image of cemetery (Don Emmert/Getty Images)

Vet Sues After Burial Plot With Gay Partner Denied

A U.S. Navy veteran is suing after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

George Takei partner Brad Altman (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

George Takei Beams At Front Of Seattle Pride March

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Seattle on Sunday for the city’s 40th annual Pride Parade

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

Robyn Selman, right, and Karin Cook, wait in line to enter the Manhattan clerks office to be married on July 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Challenges Montana’s Gay Marriage Ban

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

05/21/2014

(Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Couples Challenging Alaska Gay Marriage Ban

Five gay couples have filed a lawsuit challenging Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage.

05/12/2014

"Religious freedom" movement was sparked when a suburban Portland bakery refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Oregon Campaign To Turn Away Same-Sex Couples Suspended

Friends of Religious Freedom disagreed with the language of a proposed ballot initiative allowing business owners to refuse service to customers whose lifestyle was not in agreement with the owner’s beliefs.

05/09/2014

(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In Life Game

Nintendo said Tuesday it wouldn’t bow to pressure to allow players to engage in romantic activities with characters of the same sex in English editions of “Tomodachi Life.” This follows a social media campaign launched by fans last month seeking virtual equality for the game’s characters, which are modeled after real people.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2014

4 Idaho couples say the state's ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation. (Getty Images)

Idaho Couples Ask Judge To Rule On Gay Marriage

They say the state’s ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation.

02/20/2014

Latest Google Doodle is a clear rebuke to Russia's anti-gay policies. (Google screenshot)

Google Makes Statement About Russian Anti-Gay Law

Google Doodle features athletes against a rainbow-colored background to support global gay rights.

02/07/2014

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

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